Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! The Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings throughout the Summer.

Event Details
Fridays | June 16th – August 11th, 2017
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Concerts 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Callanwolde Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

With its beautiful surrounding grounds, Callonwolde Amphitheater offers the perfect natural and historic setting. Bring your loved ones, a picnic, chairs, and blanket – And settle in for an evening filled with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues music!

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Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With so many great events all weekend long, a little rain can’t get us down! Kick off the exciting weekend ahead with our list of the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 17th- 20th, 2018.

From authentic Greek flavors to mixing and mingling in the Gardens, all tastes (and ages!) will find ways to have fun all weekend. Lace up your tennis shoes for the Brookhaven Bolt, or simply to browse the homes of the Grant Park and Kirkwood neighborhoods. The Atlanta Cycling Festival kicks off this weekend, which is the perfect way to work up an appetite for the margaritas, tacos, and craft beer festivals ahead!

Whether you feel like venturing out alone or enjoying some time with friends and family, we have you covered with 10 unique happenings all weekend long!

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11 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 26th – 28th, 2018!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 11 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 11 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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Decatur Arts Festival

Bring Downtown Decatur to life this coming Memorial Day Weekend at the Decatur Arts Festival!

Event Details
Friday – Sunday | May 25th – 27th, 2018
Friday ArtWalk 5:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur
The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College.

The ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening with a variety of artful events to celebrate all through the weekend. We have you covered with all of the highlights!

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Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes

See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 16th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Event Details
Saturday | May 19th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5K Road Race
Saturday | 8:30 a.m.
Downtown Kirkwood

Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 13th, 2018.

From festivals to a night on the town, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Decatur Lantern Parade

lantern-parade-group-e1420496845476The Decatur Lantern Parade invites you to light up the night! Kick off the Decatur Arts Month and celebrate summer by parading to the downtown square in Decatur alongside the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Event Details
Friday | May 11th, 2018
9:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Line up at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue after 8:00 p.m. to parade to the downtown square at 9:00 p.m.!

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Decatur Concerts on the Square

On Saturday evenings throughout May and September of 2018, Decatur presents Concerts on the Square! The live music series is held every Saturday on the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur, beginning each evening at 7:00 p.m.

2018 DATES

MAY: 5th, 12th 19th, 26th
SEPTEMBER: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Unwind after a long week and bring your friends and family along to enjoy the beautiful evenings of late Summer and early Fall. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Community Square, the concert series is a great time to pack a picnic or purchase a delicious meal from a nearby restaurant while enjoying the live performances from a variety of artists each week.

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Atlanta Film Festival

The 2018 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 42nd annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 13th – 22nd, 2018

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Theatre | Dad’s Garage Theater
787 Windsor | Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2018 festival has received over 7,000 film submissions. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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